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OncoBlog: AACR Eyes Tobacco Control

American Association for Cancer Research has published a collection of articles in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General's report on health consequences of tobacco. * Note that although almost one in five Americans still smok
MedPage Today
added Apr 18, 2014 20:27

Fifty Years On, Half As Many Americans Now Smoke, but… …Too Many Are Still Dying Prematurely

Experts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the report here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2014 celebrated the progress that has been made, but emphasized that much remains to be done. "Tobacco is the largest preventable ca
Medical Tribune
added Apr 14, 2014 20:10

[Washington] Tobacco Action Group screens 'Addiction Incorporated'

Assistant Surgeon General Patrick O’Carroll stresses the importance of banning tabacco use at college campuses before the screening of ‘Addiction Incorporated.’
The Daily (University of Washington)
added Apr 11, 2014 10:42

Session Title: Honoring the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

Speakers will also discuss challenges to future tobacco control efforts and federal research and regulatory efforts aimed at further understanding and reducing the adverse health consequences of smoking and other forms of tobacco use.
Abstracts Online
added Apr 7, 2014 15:45

[California] AACR to Host Tobacco Control Session, Media Availability at Annual Meeting 2014

an Annual Meeting session, “Honoring the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress,” will be held in Room 1 of the San Diego Convention Center, Monday, April 7, 2014, 10:30 a.m. PT to 12:30 p.m. PT.
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Apr 7, 2014 15:39

[California] AACR Releases Tobacco Report

Zeller, the director of the Center for Tobacco Products of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said during a press conference held today here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting in San Diego, California. To this end, the AA
The Scientist
added Apr 7, 2014 15:32

33 Leading Health Groups Urge FDA to Stop Tobacco Industry Practices That Have Made Cigarettes More Deadly

In a letter sent this week to Mitchell Zeller, Director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, the health groups urged the FDA to take action ... "No manufacturer of any other product would have been allowed to make product changes that increased the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:15

[Ohio] Surgeon General brings tobacco ‘battle’ to campus

Lushniak visited the University of Cincinnati Wednesday asking students and faculty to join the “battle” against tobacco. “We still have a battle against tobacco, even 50 years later,” Lushniak said. “We have 50 years of progress but it isn’t enough. We h
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:29

Tobacco Control Since the 1964 Surgeon General's Report: Reflecting Back and Looking Forward

population-level tobacco cessation has also massively reduced potential healthcare expenses, while preserving the economic productivity of those who quit smoking in response to the Surgeon General’s report and/or the societal norm changes and policy initi
Oncology News (
added Mar 25, 2014 07:05

PERCIASEPE: Clearing the Air: EPA Secondhand Smoke Research Making a Difference | EPA Connect

Through their research, our scientists released a landmark health assessment in 1992, The Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking: Lung Cancer and Other Disorders, that found that secondhand smoke leads to serious health complications, and even pre
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Mar 23, 2014 23:26
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